Senior Finance Analyst
Job Title: Senior Finance Analyst Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 Per Annum Plus Benefits Location: London - W2 6BD Start Date: ASAP Duration: Full Time Permanent Working Hours: Full Time Hours Monday to Friday 40 hours per week. Senior Finance Analyst Job Introduction: Sodexo are recruiting for a Senior Finance Analyst to join the business on our fantastic client site in Paddington, London. As Senior Finance Analyst you will manage the financial responsibilities of the Sodexo account for the UK & Ireland and additional regions as required. Reporting into the Commercial Finance Manager this is a great role for someone that has previous experience in a similar industry, has produced annual budgets and forecast information as well as attending monthly review calls with the client and account team to provide variance analysis. This role has the flexibility to be based in Reading or Paddington, London. Senior Finance Analyst Main Responsibilities: Review and analyse site performance and provide meaningful commentary following client month end regarding variances to client budgets and forecasts To deliver services in line with the business ethos, delivering innovative solutions to the client's expectations. Review P&L variance reporting, post relevant accruals and prepayments Ensuring financial reports are accurately reported and documents are compiled in the pre-agreed format and all information contained within is both accurate and presentable. Attend the Monthly Review calls with the Client and provide variance analysis and prior post end 'follow up' as required Produce annual budget and periodic forecast information for the account. Raise relevant annual client Purchase Orders to key suppliers Working collaboratively with the Clients Accenture Accounts payable to ensure any issues are effectively and efficiently dealt with. Monitor and process Exempt Vendor List (EVL) transactions Highlight any issues or risks which may impact the successful delivery of the contract The Ideal Senior Finance Analyst: Essential: Excellent Excel knowledge and proficient in Word and PowerPoint Creative and 'can do' attitude Knowledge of financial systems, including accounting systems and budgetary control Educated to degree level and part qualified CIMA/ACCA Excellent organisational and communication skills Able to maintain complete confidentiality at all times Must have the ability to prioritise tasks and work using own initiative. Ability to work individually and as part of a large team. Organised and able to manage various projects simultaneously Previous experience in writing detailed reports and collating detailed accurate information accordingly Proven and successful Finance Department experience Excellent business partnering skills Attention to detail and accuracy is essential Ability to work on own initiative and be proactive, working quickly and accurately under pressure whilst achieving deadlines Highly self-motivated, ability to take ownership for a number of projects from beginning to end A structured but flexible manner of working with the ability to prioritise and manage your own workload. Ability to remain calm and assertive under pressure Desirable: Studying for Professional Accountancy Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) Previous experience of working Rent, Rates and Service Charge is desirable About The Company In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business. We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Finance Analyst to join a highly reputable business that encourages career progression and offers excellent rates of pay, company benefits and a vibrant working atmosphere. If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience to carry out this role then apply below today.